2 Kings 11:20
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King James Version
And all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was in quiet: and they slew Athaliah with the sword beside the king's house.

Darby Bible Translation
And all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet; and they had slain Athaliah with the sword beside the king's house.

World English Bible
So all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet. Athaliah they had slain with the sword at the king's house.

Young's Literal Translation
And all the people of the land rejoice, and the city is quiet, and Athaliah they have put to death by the sword in the house of the king;

2 Kings 11:20 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

And all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was in quiet: {t} and they slew Athaliah with the sword beside the king's house.

(t) Who by his cruelty and persecution had troubled the whole land.2 Kings 11:20 Parallel Commentaries

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Of the Weight of Government; and that all Manner of Adversity is to be Despised, and Prosperity Feared.
So much, then, have we briefly said, to shew how great is the weight of government, lest whosoever is unequal to sacred offices of government should dare to profane them, and through lust of pre-eminence undertake a leadership of perdition. For hence it is that James affectionately deters us, saying, Be not made many masters, my brethren (James iii. 1). Hence the Mediator between God and man Himself--He who, transcending the knowledge and understanding even of supernal spirits, reigns in heaven
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Mothers, Daughters, and Wives in Israel
In order accurately to understand the position of woman in Israel, it is only necessary carefully to peruse the New Testament. The picture of social life there presented gives a full view of the place which she held in private and in public life. Here we do not find that separation, so common among Orientals at all times, but a woman mingles freely with others both at home and abroad. So far from suffering under social inferiority, she takes influential and often leading part in all movements, specially
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

The Fall of the House of Ahab
[This chapter is based on 1 Kings 21; 2 Kings 1.] The evil influence that Jezebel had exercised from the first over Ahab continued during the later years of his life and bore fruit in deeds of shame and violence such as have seldom been equaled in sacred history. "There was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the Lord, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up." Naturally of a covetous disposition, Ahab, strengthened and sustained in wrongdoing by Jezebel, had followed
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

2 Kings 11:19
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